Xiaomi Mi 8 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Mi 8 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Best Price: Rs.32,999(India), $599(USA)
Xiaomi Mi 8 Advantages (Pros):
- Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with the latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
- It offers 6.21-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 83.8% and Multitouch in it.
- Its display has superb pixel density for its Full HD resolution(~402 ppi) with 18:9 aspect ratio.
- The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
- Supports HDR10 display and DCI-P3.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with MIUI 9.5 user interface which offers great features.
- It is built with Front/rear glass and aluminum frame (7000 series).
- The device is lightweight to carry with 175 g with 7.6 mm thickness.
- It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
- It provides 6 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
- It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 630 GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
- Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB and expandable memory is not supported.
- It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS) dual pixel PDAF 12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom with additional features like LED flash, HDR, panorama.
- It offers 20 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0, 0.9µm.
- Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30/60fps.
- It has the battery capacity of 3300 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage and supports fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+).
- Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
- It offers a great loudspeaker.
- It is available in Black, Blue, White, Gold colors.
- It has active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, aptx HD, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Disadvantages (Cons):
- No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
- No water or dust resistance.
- No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
- No microSD slot to expand memory.
Check out Xiaomi Mi 8 Specifications:
|Model Name||Mi 8|
|Operating System||Android 8.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|Colors||Black, Blue, White, Gold|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,16M colors|
|Size||6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2248 pixels, (~402 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||175 g (5.54 oz)|
|Build||Front/Rear glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Dolby Vision/HDR10 display, DCI-P3, MIUI 9.5|
|Main Camera||12 MP, f/1.8, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, Dual pixel PDAF, 12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom.|
|Other Main Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Selfie Camera||20 MP|
|Other Selfie Features||f/2.0, 0.9µm|
|Video Recording||2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps.|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||64/128/256 GB|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.|
|Additional Features & Apps||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0), IP68 dust/waterproof|
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Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but misses expandable memory and 3.5mm headphone jack, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship mobile.